cut and paste - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] computing 

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present tense
I/you/we/theycut and paste
he/she/itcuts and pastes
present participlecutting and pasting
past tensecut and pasted
past participlecut and pasted
  1. to move a piece of writing from one place in a computer file to another place

derived word

cut and paste

 

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noun [uncountable]